Frank Scherma

Frank Scherma

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About

Frank Scherma is the president of RadicalMedia, a multi-disciplinary studio that creates some of the world’s most innovative content. Under his leadership, the company has produced and distributed award-winning projects in a full spectrum of media, including commercials, feature films, television, music programming, graphic and interactive design, virtual reality, applications for smartphones and tablets, exhibitions, events, and original photography. With offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, and Shanghai, Scherma has been an innovator in the television and film industries worldwide.

In collaboration with some of the world’s most prestigious filmmakers, directors and content creators, Scherma has produced award-winning television programs, feature films, branded programming and digital content. He has been honored with an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, Emmys, Grammys, Webbys, The Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Communication Design, two Palme d’Ors at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, and just about every other accolade and trophy associated with the advertising and entertainment industries.

Scherma is on the board of ThinkLA, a nonprofit collaborative that ties together local media, marketing, entertainment, and advertising communities in Los Angeles. He was also one of the founding board members of the Entertainment Industry Development Corporation.

Often found in the kitchen, Frank sites his Italian upbringing as his greatest management influence. “My background taught me that the trick to keeping people close by is to keep lots of good food around.”

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

1 Nomination No Emmys

Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series - 2017

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  • Frank Scherma, and Television Academy Governors Terry Ann Gordon and Michael Ruscio at the 2018 Art Directors and Set Decorators Nominee Reception at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center on Thursday, August 30, 2018 in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy President and COO Maury McIntyre, Frank Scherma, and guests attend the 2018 Executives Peer Group Emmy Celebration at Neuehouse Hollywood on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

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  • Television Academy Governor Bob Bergen, James Pearce Connelly, Television Academy President and COO Maury McIntyre, Frank Scherma, and Mitch Waldow attend the Television Academy’s 2018 Performers Peer Group Celebration of the 70th Emmy Awards at NeueHouse Hollywood on Monday, August 20, 2018, in Los Angeles, California.

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  • Television Academy Governor Bob Bergen and Frank Scherma attend the 2018 Commercials Nominee Reception on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Television Academy Governor Rickey Minor and Frank Scherma attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Frank Scherma, Madeline Di Nonno, and Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington are seen at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Television Academy Secretary Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg and Television Academy Vice Chair Frank Scherma seen at the Television Academy stunts nominee reception at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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  • Television Academy Governor Tim Gibbons and Television Academy Vice Chair Frank Scherma seen at the Television Academy stunts nominee reception at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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  • Allison Binder and Frank Scherma attend the Choreography Nominee Reception at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center on Sunday, August 27, 2017, in the NoHo Arts District in Los Angeles.

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  • Frank Scherma, Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo, and Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg attend the Choreography Nominee Reception at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center on Sunday, August 27, 2017, in the NoHo Arts District in Los Angeles.

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  • Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg, Allison Binder, Karla Loor Kitchel, guest, and Frank Scherma attend the Choreography Nominee Reception at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center on Sunday, August 27, 2017, in the NoHo Arts District in Los Angeles.

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  • Adrina Madatyan, Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg, Television Academy Foundation board member Kevin Hamburger and Frank Scherma attend The Television Academy's 2017 Executives Emmy Celebration at The Montage Hotel on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Television Academy Governor Monte Haught, Bob Bergen and Frank Scherma attend The Television Academy's 2017 Executives Emmy Celebration at The Montage Hotel on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Television Academy Governor Monte Haught, Bob Bergen and Frank Scherma attend The Television Academy's 2017 Executives Emmy Celebration at The Montage Hotel on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Frank Scherma, Vice chair of Television Academy and guests at the 11th annual “Art of Television Costume Design” opening at the FIDM Museum & Galleries on the Park on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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  • Television Academy Governor Lynda Kahn and Television Academy Vice Chair Frank Scherma seen at the Television Academy commercial nominee reception at the Montage Beverly Hills on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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  • Robert Parker, Television Academy Governor Ann Leslie Uzdavinis, and Television Academy Vice Chair Frank Scherma seen at the Television Academy commercial nominee reception at the Montage Beverly Hills on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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  • Television Academy Governor Lynda Kahn, Television Academy Governor Ann Leslie Uzdavinis, Carey Keeney, Television Academy Vice Chair Mitch Waldow and Television Academy Vice Chair Frank Scherma seen at the Television Academy commercial nominee reception at the Montage Beverly Hills on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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  • Sergio Gonzalez, Shelly Sheraton, Karen Agnes and Frank Scherma at the Commercials Nominee Reception at the Montage Beverly Hills.

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  • Daryll Merchant, Brian O'Rourke, Frank Scherma and Dan Bootzin at the Commercials Nominee Reception at the Montage Beverly Hills.

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  • Frank Scherma and Brian O'Rourke at the Commercials Nominee Reception at the Montage Beverly Hills.

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  • Steve Venezia, Mark Watters and Frank Scherma onstage during the 62nd Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre
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